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Hon. Karen B. Rothenberg

Part 35 Rules

360 Adams Street

Courtroom 574

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Chambers Phone: 347-296-1533

Law Clerk: Jennifer Rapaport

Court Room Phone: 347-296-1644

Part Clerk: Daphine Wilson


Part 35 motions are heard on Thursdays.

Hearings, arguments, and conferences on matters determined by the Court to require
attention that cannot effectively be given on regular calendar days will be scheduled on
Thursday afternoons, or as otherwise convenient to the Court, counsel, and others affected.

Calendar Calls

First call at 9:45 AM
Second call at 10:45 AM
Oral argument is required on all motions.

Pursuant to Uniform Rule ยง 202.27, the Court has discretion in addressing a calendar default.
A motion is likely to be denied upon the failure of a movant to appear on the return date.
Similarly, a motion, if appropriately supported, will likely be granted upon the failure of the
non-moving party to appear.


Disclosure related motions will be referred to the Central Compliance Part.

All motions other than discovery motions may be adjourned once on consent of all parties,
with a schedule for remaining briefing. They may be made before the return date by stipulation
faxed to chambers, or on the calendar call on the return date. Applications for any subsequent
adjournment must be made by conference call to chambers prior to the return date or at the
call of the calendar.

For motions that are e-filed, counsel is required to provide the court with courtesy copies of the
motions and supporting papers including exhibits at the time of argument.

A motion is generally required to extend the Note of Issue date (202.21 [d]). All such
motions will be referred to the Central Compliance Part.



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